Elevated Fire Weather Threats for California; Cold Across Upper Midwest with Snow in Central Rockies

Unfortunately, elevated fire weather threats return this weekend for parts of California, as gusty offshore winds increase. Meanwhile, a large cold dome of surface high pressure will keep high temperatures 20 to 30 degrees below average across the Upper Midwest and down the High Plains. Also, heavy snowfall is expected from Wyoming into northeastern Colorado and western Nebraska. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Illinois Valley Regional Airport (KVYS)

Lat: 41.35°NLon: 89.15°WElev: 650ft.

Fog/Mist

36°F

2°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NE 13 mph
Barometer 30.28 in
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 17 Nov 1:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Ottawa IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain and snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow before 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 28. North northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 35. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 21. West wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 21 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 37. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 43.

    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow before 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 28. North northeast wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 35. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21. West wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28.
Thanksgiving Day
Sunny, with a high near 47.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Ottawa IL
 41.38°N 88.85°W
12:16 pm CST Nov 17, 2018
1pm CST Nov 17, 2018-6pm CST Nov 23, 2018
 
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